Curious George has always lived up to his name, relying on the kindness of The Man in the Yellow Hat to get him out of all sorts of monkey business. But all those years of curiosity have taken their toll on the now grown-up primate. Matt Shaver, Alex Martens, and Joel Haver offer their take on a weary George’s final days in a very real world.
It’s something many of us have experienced – somebody at the table lies to the waitstaff and says it’s your birthday to get the free dessert. Stevie Emerson’s darkly-comedic sketch envisions what really happens to you if you get caught in your lie. It turns out the birthday song isn’t the only punishment.
With their heads down on their phones watching 15-second TikTok videos and trading NFTs, Gen-Z kids are growing very differently than we did. Comedian Matt Colbo hilariously imagines what life will be like when they grow up and have their own kids that they don’t understand.
(PG-13: Language) Conversations between humans and aliens date back to the very first Star Wars movie. This hilarious comedy sketch from Wizards with Guns pokes fun at the trope by imagining what might happen if one of those creatures spoke a language nobody could understand without reading the subtitles.
Pop artist Mr. Doodle turned his entire house into a canvas. Between September 2020 and September 2022, he covered virtually every surface inside and out with his black and white doodles. Along the way, he used more than 900 liters of white paint, 401 cans of black spray paint, and 286 bottles of black ink, and 2296 pen nibs.
If you’ve ever had to sit through a corporate conference call, you can probably relate to Nicholas T.’s comedy sketch. It roasts the kind of bureaucratic double-speak, buzzword bingo, and nonsensical tech talk that often fills the air. Seriously, why can’t most meetings be an e-mail? (Thanks, Rob!)
One of the most annoying mechanics in RPGs and adventure games is how NPCs send you on ridiculous side missions in order to give you something you need to progress through the main storyline. RDCworld1 pokes fun at this irritating cliché as a player attempts to get some armor and a sword they need to level up.
“You know what I think is missing from this relationship? House chores.” The idea of moving in with someone might sound good in concept, but reality can be a lot less awesome. Ryan George and Julie Nolke remind us what living together is really like in this hilarious and relatable comedy sketch. And then there’s getting married.
(PG-13) After leaving TV in 1995, the sketch comedy geniuses The Kids in the Hall are back. Dave Foley, Kevin McDonald, Bruce McCulloch, Mark McKinney, and Scott Thompson return for 8 new episodes on Amazon Prime. Expect humor that’s sure to offend those with milder sensitivities, plus guest spots from comedy greats.
Pip Ketchip and Nic Musterd are friends. One day, they stop to enjoy lunch outdoors and strike up a conversation about tap water, bicycles, vacuum cleaners, and bear attacks. And then The Fuzz turns up. Real Big Boys knocked it out of the park with their comedy sketch about homophones.
We know they help support content creators, but we’re as guilty as anyone of skipping the ads on YouTube after five seconds. But what exactly happens after that point in the pre-roll? Comedy Central’s truly warped video delves into the mystery of what lies beyond. And no, you can’t click “Skip Ad” no matter how hard you try.
Have you ever watched a movie and an alien starts talking in their native tongue, but no subtitles come on screen? Are they saying something critical to the story? Is Closed Captioning turned off? Joel Haver and Brandon Dester sum up the feeling of confusion that comes with scenes like that in this animated comedy sketch.
“Some of the best kills that I have ever seen… and that ain’t bad for a PG-13.” With a Rotten Tomatoes score of 47%, X-Men Apocalypse wasn’t exactly the best of the franchise. Sweetlegs’ rap about watching the movie while hungover reminds us of some of its more redeeming qualities.
(PG-13: Language) Oreo cookies are perfectly delicious all on their own, so why do we need alternative Oreo flavors like carrot cake, candy corn, and java chip? College Humor takes a jab at the cookie company introducing an endless stream of strange and unnecessary variants.
If you’ve been subjected to working in a big company, you know that people can get way too caught up in using corporate lingo, especially management executives who like to use big words and do lots of PowerPoint presentations. Tripp and Tyler’s video completely nails what this jargon sounds like to the rest of us.
(PG-13: Language) In this silly sketch from Aunty Donna’s Netflix series Big Ol’ House of Fun, housemate Mark decides to take in a stray he found wandering around outside. But it’s not a dog or a cat, this is a full-grown man. Fortunately, Antony Starr is a bit more docile here than as Homelander on The Boys.
“You want Earth? You can just take it.” After a fisherman is abducted by aliens, he explains to his captors how screwed up our planet is and how it’s not really worth their effort. Kevin James‘ short film offers a comedic but occasionally profound look at humans can be simultaneously the worst and the best things ever.
Ali Ali’s silly commercial envisions a world where Egyptian bakery company Edita is struggling to move its HoHos snack cakes, and how one clever employee comes up with a simple design change to send sales through the roof. We wonder what these could these guys do to sell more Twinkies.
An ordinary guy loses his train of thought during a marketing meeting, then slips into a deep funk as he struggles to remember his point. Kevin James‘ and the Kinnane Brothers‘ short film does a great job turning an everyday occurence into something far more dramatic than it should be.
Kevin James’ Sound Guy character has been a favorite since he first came on the scene. In this clip the oblivious film crew member takes a little lunch break on the set of There Will Be Blood, and of course he has to share his milkshake with Daniel Day-Lewis. Bonus points for the Paul Thomas Anderson voice cameo.
A couple finds themselves having difficulty connecting while quarantined apart, as they struggle to figure out if it’s their relationship that’s falling apart, or just their internet connection. Dogfood’s sketch offers a humorous look at one of the many challenges of dating in today’s world.